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The Benefits of Using Silk in Clothing

The Benefits of Using Silk in Clothing

May 2021 3 minute read The Mindful Closet | Classic Fashion | Luxury Fashion | Timeless Fashion

Using silk is a detail that is as luxurious as it is practical.  Creating a superior garment starts with the fabric.  We use only the finest ... more »

Audrey Hepburn — Style at any age

Audrey Hepburn — Style at any age

May 2021 3 minute read The Mindful Closet | American Fashion | Classic Fashion | Timeless Fashion

Why does Audrey Hepburn's style endure? I would argue it's because she never strayed from her simple, sophisticated style— even as she aged. ... more »

La Dolce Vita Inspiration and the Little Black Dress

La Dolce Vita Inspiration and the Little Black Dress

April 2021 2 minute read The Mindful Closet | Capsule Wardrobe | Classic Fashion | Timeless Fashion | Vintage Inspired Style

It's been said that Cristobal Balenciaga's 1957 sack dress supposedly inspired the premise for Federico Fellini's 1960 morality tale, La Dolce Vita. The ... more »

Classic Entertaining Tips From Dorothy Draper

Classic Entertaining Tips From Dorothy Draper

December 2020 2 minute read The Mindful Closet | Vintage Inspired Style

“Have you ever considered how much ridiculous pomposity surrounds the word “entertaining?  And the idea that you must do this and you must do ... more »

Jackie Kennedy's Holiday Style

Jackie Kennedy's Holiday Style

November 2020 1 minute read The Mindful Closet | American Fashion | Classic Fashion | Timeless Fashion

No matter where you live whites and creams in the winter help make the shorter days during the winter months a little brighter. Jackie Kennedy ... more »

American Fashion: The Genius of Halston

American Fashion: The Genius of Halston

November 2020 3 minute read The Mindful Closet | American Fashion | Capsule Wardrobe | Classic Fashion | Luxury Fashion | Timeless Fashion

Simple. Pragmatic. Effortless. All-American. Minimalist. All words to describe Roy Frowick Halston's approach to fashion, and all elements we need more of ... more »

A New Look at Sustainable Fashion

A New Look at Sustainable Fashion

November 2020 3 minute read The Mindful Closet | Classic Fashion | Luxury Fashion | Sustainable Fashion | Vintage Inspired Style

In 1947 Christian Dior changed fashion history with his “New Look” collection. It was in this collection he introduced the Corolle line, a ... more »

Luxury Loungewear: A Vintage Inspired Capsule Wardrobe Staple

Luxury Loungewear: A Vintage Inspired Capsule Wardrobe Staple

September 2020 2 minute read The Mindful Closet | Capsule Wardrobe | Classic Fashion | Timeless Fashion

Loungewear to wear to the office or while working from home. The best dressy sweatpants aren't really sweatpants at all but silk lounge pants — just with ... more »

Jackie O Summer Style: Relaxed Yet Refined

Jackie O Summer Style: Relaxed Yet Refined

July 2020 2 minute read The Mindful Closet | American Fashion | Capsule Wardrobe | Sustainable Fashion | Timeless Fashion

No matter the occasion or time of year, there is always something we can learn from the first lady of style Jackie Kennedy Onassis. Her time on the ... more »

How to Make Clothes Shopping Easier

How to Make Clothes Shopping Easier

July 2020 2 minute read The Mindful Closet

Simple black skirts should be the easiest thing in the world to find. It's like the little black dress — one of the most ubiquitous fashion staples ... more »